The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 18 39 56
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +17
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 10 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.85% 0.47% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.52% 1.02% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 1
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +17.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
LINQ
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
54 98 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 31.58% 46.45% 56.48%
Number of salaries quoted 41 88 174
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,361 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.96%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

LINQ
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Chester region.

LINQ Salary Trend in Chester

LINQ
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the Chester region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Chester

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Chester region citing LINQ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LINQ.

1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) ASP.NET
2 10 (90.91%) MVC
3 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
4 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (72.73%) TDD
4 8 (72.73%) NHibernate
4 8 (72.73%) WCF
4 8 (72.73%) Scrum
5 7 (63.64%) Web Application Development
5 7 (63.64%) NUnit
5 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (63.64%) Rhino Mocks
5 7 (63.64%) Moq
5 7 (63.64%) BDD
5 7 (63.64%) Kanban
5 7 (63.64%) Games
6 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
7 3 (27.27%) HTML
7 3 (27.27%) CSS
7 3 (27.27%) Silverlight
7 3 (27.27%) HTML5
8 2 (18.18%) ActionScript 2.0
8 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
8 2 (18.18%) Flash
8 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
8 2 (18.18%) PHP
8 2 (18.18%) SQL
8 2 (18.18%) T-SQL

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Chester region citing LINQ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LINQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) NUnit
1 7 (63.64%) Rhino Mocks
1 7 (63.64%) Moq
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (63.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) .NET Developer
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) IT Manager
3 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) ASP.NET
3 8 (72.73%) NHibernate
3 8 (72.73%) WCF
4 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (27.27%) HTML5
5 3 (27.27%) Silverlight
5 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) CSS
6 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
6 2 (18.18%) Flash
7 1 (9.09%) Ajax
7 1 (9.09%) JSON
7 1 (9.09%) XML
7 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (9.09%) CSS3
7 1 (9.09%) PhoneGap
7 1 (9.09%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) MVC
2 8 (72.73%) Scrum
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) TDD
3 7 (63.64%) Kanban
3 7 (63.64%) BDD
3 7 (63.64%) Web Application Development
4 1 (9.09%) User Stories
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Pair Programming
4 1 (9.09%) Refactoring
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) ActionScript
3 2 (18.18%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (9.09%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) VCP4
Chester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago